Tianna Vanderhei


May 2015 Graduate of the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, La Crosse

Bachelor of Science, Organizational and Professional Communication-Sports Broadcasting


WXOW News 19, La Crescent, MN, August 2015-Present

Multimedia Journalist/Weekend Reporter

Shoot video, ingest video and format to computer, edit video using Avid, conduct interviews, write broadcast copy for daily newscasts, and compose website stories pertaining to news events.

WXOW News 19, La Crescent, MN, May 2015-August 2015


Shoot video, ingest video and format to computer, edit video using Avid, conduct interviews, write broadcast copy for daily newscasts, and compose website stories pertaining to news events.

WKBT News 8000, La Crosse, WI, February 2015-May 2015

Part-time Floor Crew 

Clean and set-up studio prior to newscasts, deliver rundowns and scripts to on-air talent, operate cameras, and run teleprompter.

Midwest Family Broadcasting Z93, La Crosse, WI, October 2014-May 2015

Part-time Radio Personality and Media Writing Field Experience

Manage weekend programming containing music and promotions. Announce and record regular weather, news, and local event updates throughout the radio show. Record transmitter readings for signal strength. Write copy for local area businesses and events.

Coulee Region Sports Network, La Crosse, WI, August 2013-May 2015

Sports Media Intern

Regularly reports during the game regarding plays and injuries. Conducts pregame and postgame interviews with the players and coaches. Contacts employers regarding sponsorships for the network. Record voice-overs for commercials.

UW-La Crosse RAQ Radio Station, September 2014-May 2015

Radio Host

Produce a weekly radio show covering current sports topics, news, and showcasing new music. Plan and participate in fundraising opportunities in the community. Write and record promotional ads and IDs for campus and community events utilizing Adobe editing software.

UW-La Crosse WMCM Television Station, September 2013-May 2015

Anchor and Production Crew Member

Report periodically on air regarding local news and sports updates. Conduct interviews on camera with community representatives. Record and edit PACs. Applicable skills with: camera operation, working teleprompter, Adobe editing software, and Final Cut Pro.

The Miss America Organization

Miss Seven Rivers 2014

Miss La Crosse/Oktoberfest 2012

Miss Madison-Capital City 2015

Miss Harbor Cities 2016

Partnered with Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID). Awarded a Top 11 Semi-Finalist Placement at the 2013, 2014, and 2015 Miss Wisconsin pageants. Lifestyle and Fitness award recipient at Miss Wisconsin 2014. Served as a local representative for Fuel Up to Play 60. Teamed up with Minutes in Motion Campaign to promote fitness platform. Served as an ambassador for the local annual Festival Foods Grandad Half Marathon. Coordinated donation nights to benefit Children’s Miracle Network at Texas Roadhouse and Burrachos in La Crosse, Wisconsin.


Server/Hostess, Texas Roadhouse, La Crosse, WI, 08/2012-08/2015

Dance Teacher, La Crosse and Onalaska YMCA, La Crosse, WI, 09/2011-05/2013

Waitress, Pizza Hut, Wisconsin Rapids, WI, 01/2011-01/2013

Waitress/Busser, The Ridges Golf Course and Restaurant, Wisconsin Rapids, WI, 09/2006– 09/2010


UW-Lax Her Campus Chapter Correspondent, President, Publisher, and Main Editor for online publication

Big Sister, Big Brother Big Sister of Seven River Region, La Crosse, WI, 2013-2014

Public Relations Coordinator, UW-L Communication Club, 2013-2014

Maroon Platoon Member (A campus organization supporting UW-L athletics)

UW-L Dance Team, 2011-2012

References  and downloadable resume available upon request.


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